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Amy Coney Barrett won’t say if presidents should commit to a peaceful transfer of power and if they can pardon themselves


Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the second day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on October 13, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, declined to say whether all presidents should commit to a peaceful transfer of power during her confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
Barrett also would not comment on whether a president can pardon themself for crimes against the US.
Trump has refused to commit to a peaceful transition if he loses the election, and in the past said he …read more

Source:: Business Insider

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